‘Liberalisation leads to lower prices’. Really? Since when?
Raphael Vassallo
When any segment of a market as small as Malta is ‘liberalised’... the result is almost invariably the creation of a ‘cartel’: in which prices are simply...
The ‘money no problem’ syndrome
Michael Falzon
So Abela could not pull the strings and move away from the ‘money no problem’ mentality that Muscat’s tenure in power had generated
Abandoned in the hour of need

 Surveys have shown that many Labour voters have crossed the line into non-voting territory. This arrogant attitude will only convince them to stay there...

 Surveys have shown that many Labour voters have...

[WATCH] MaltaToday’s survey results analysed
James Debono / Kurt Sansone

MaltaToday Executive Editor Kurt Sansone and Senior Journalist James Debono...

MaltaToday Executive Editor Kurt Sansone and Senior...

Boiler No. 7 all over again: Seven days of hell
Kurt Sansone

Robert Abela and Miriam Dalli keep referring to the sins of PN administrations...

Robert Abela and Miriam Dalli keep referring to the sins of...

Enemalta has just admitted responsibility for the blackouts. Why does no one believe them?
Raphael Vassallo

The more I think about it today, however... the more I begin to realise that something, somewhere doesn’t quite ‘add up’

The more I think about it today, however... the more I...

How they do it INDIS country
Michael Falzon

The people want to know the way they do things INDIS country!

The people want to know the way they do things INDIS...

Heatwaves, an overloaded electricity grid and power cuts: Is this the new abnormal?
Josanne Cassar

I doubt anyone will resign over this, because the ability to say ‘I was wrong and I will take the blame’ is somehow lacking in our...

I doubt anyone will resign over this, because the ability...

Fiasco
Saviour Balzan

The fiasco at Enemalta was perhaps in synch with the management disaster of the Jean Paul Sofia case

The fiasco at Enemalta was perhaps in synch with the...

Cartoon: 23 July 2023

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Power outages: Miriam Dalli must step up

Leaving people for 12 hours or more without electricity in this heatwave is already atrocious enough; the least people expect is information on what happened...

Leaving people for 12 hours or more without electricity in...

Look how successful I am! | Daniel Xerri

If such personifications of the ‘I don’t give a f*ck about the law’ attitude are allowed to continue roaming the streets, persist with...

If such personifications of the ‘I don’t give a...

Time-lapse intervention
Julia Farrugia Portelli

It’s been an emotional journey for me. Getting Cabinet approval for the Maltese Thalidomide survivors is yet another much-needed social intervention, in...

It’s been an emotional journey for me. Getting...

Abuse in sports silences our champions | Chris Bonett

It is clear that the problem of abuse in sport is real, but pan-European action...

It is clear that the problem of abuse in sport is real, but...

Whose side is the Film Commission on, anyway? ‘Commodus’, or ‘Maximus Decimus Meridius’?
Raphael Vassallo

Above all, however, one would expect the Malta Film Commission to also wade directly into the issue at hand... by telling us, for instance, where it actually...

Above all, however, one would expect the Malta Film...

Magnanimity comes in short supply

Hopefully, Jean Paul Sofia’s death would have served a purpose – the least the family could expect in these circumstances

Hopefully, Jean Paul Sofia’s death would have served...

I'm tired of kids hogging all the attention. Let adults be adults

No. 200 - Do It For The Kids

No. 200 - Do It For The Kids

The mother of all PR disasters...
Raphael Vassallo

Robert Abela should really have had enough political acumen, of his own, to pre-emptively guage how the public would react to his decisions

Robert Abela should really have had enough political...

Populism on the decline
Michael Falzon

With Labour’s populist cry on the decline and with the average voter being more dissatisfied with the current administration as time goes on, the PN...

With Labour’s populist cry on the decline and with...

When a Prime Minister fails to ‘read the room’
Josanne Cassar

The more Robert Abela vehemently claimed that he has nothing to hide and that...

The more Robert Abela vehemently claimed that he has...